Ava K Bittner

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Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Photopsias are related in part to perceived stress and positive mood in retinitis pigmentosa
    A K Bittner
    Johns Hopkins University Wilmer Eye Institute, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Eye (Lond) 26:101-8. 2012
  2. doi request reprint A pilot study of an acupuncture protocol to improve visual function in retinitis pigmentosa patients
    Ava K Bittner
    Johns Hopkins University, Wilmer Eye Institute, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Clin Exp Optom 97:240-7. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Worse-than-usual visual fields measured in retinitis pigmentosa related to episodically decreased general health
    Ava Katherine Bittner
    Department of Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University, 600 N Wolfe St, Woods 465, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Br J Ophthalmol 97:145-8. 2013
  4. pmc Vision test variability in retinitis pigmentosa and psychosocial factors
    Ava K Bittner
    Department of Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 88:1496-506. 2011
  5. pmc Test-retest, within-visit variability of Goldmann visual fields in retinitis pigmentosa
    Ava K Bittner
    Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 52:8042-6. 2011
  6. pmc Characteristics and possible visual consequences of photopsias as vision measures are reduced in retinitis pigmentosa
    Ava K Bittner
    Wilmer Eye Institute, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 52:6370-6. 2011
  7. pmc Coping strategies to manage stress related to vision loss and fluctuations in retinitis pigmentosa
    Ava K Bittner
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Optometry 81:461-8. 2010
  8. pmc A survey of photopsias in self-reported retinitis pigmentosa: location of photopsias is related to disease severity
    Ava K Bittner
    Johns Hopkins University, Wilmer Eye Institute, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Retina 29:1513-21. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Visual function and performance with blue-light blocking filters in age-related macular degeneration
    Ava K Kiser
    Lions Vision Center, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 2020, USA
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 36:514-20. 2008
  10. pmc Reported effects of non-traditional treatments and complementary and alternative medicine by retinitis pigmentosa patients
    Ava K Kiser
    Johns Hopkins University, Wilmer Eye Institute, Baltimore MD, USA
    Clin Exp Optom 91:166-76. 2008

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Publications15

  1. pmc Photopsias are related in part to perceived stress and positive mood in retinitis pigmentosa
    A K Bittner
    Johns Hopkins University Wilmer Eye Institute, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Eye (Lond) 26:101-8. 2012
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  2. doi request reprint A pilot study of an acupuncture protocol to improve visual function in retinitis pigmentosa patients
    Ava K Bittner
    Johns Hopkins University, Wilmer Eye Institute, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Clin Exp Optom 97:240-7. 2014
    ..Basic science, clinical research and retinitis pigmentosa patients' self-reports support the hypothesis that acupuncture may improve visual function...
  3. doi request reprint Worse-than-usual visual fields measured in retinitis pigmentosa related to episodically decreased general health
    Ava Katherine Bittner
    Department of Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University, 600 N Wolfe St, Woods 465, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Br J Ophthalmol 97:145-8. 2013
    ..We examined whether retinitis pigmentosa (RP) subjects' worse-than-usual vision measures were related to episodic changes in psychosocial factors and/or general health...
  4. pmc Vision test variability in retinitis pigmentosa and psychosocial factors
    Ava K Bittner
    Department of Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 88:1496-506. 2011
    ..We explored whether greater amounts of short-term variability in visual acuity (VA), contrast sensitivity (CS), or visual field (VF) in retinitis pigmentosa (RP) was related to disease severity or psychosocial factors...
  5. pmc Test-retest, within-visit variability of Goldmann visual fields in retinitis pigmentosa
    Ava K Bittner
    Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 52:8042-6. 2011
    ..The authors examined the short-term variability of Goldmann visual field (GVF) results converted to retinal areas in retinitis pigmentosa (RP) subjects...
  6. pmc Characteristics and possible visual consequences of photopsias as vision measures are reduced in retinitis pigmentosa
    Ava K Bittner
    Wilmer Eye Institute, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 52:6370-6. 2011
    ..This study explored whether the location of photopsias (spontaneous phosphenes) in retinitis pigmentosa (RP) is related to the severity of vision loss, as has been suggested...
  7. pmc Coping strategies to manage stress related to vision loss and fluctuations in retinitis pigmentosa
    Ava K Bittner
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Optometry 81:461-8. 2010
    ..To address these issues, eye care providers need to be aware of what coping strategies RP patients use to successfully manage their vision loss...
  8. pmc A survey of photopsias in self-reported retinitis pigmentosa: location of photopsias is related to disease severity
    Ava K Bittner
    Johns Hopkins University, Wilmer Eye Institute, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Retina 29:1513-21. 2009
    ..To characterize photopsias or light shows in patients self-reporting retinitis pigmentosa and determine associations between their location and patient-reported visual function...
  9. doi request reprint Visual function and performance with blue-light blocking filters in age-related macular degeneration
    Ava K Kiser
    Lions Vision Center, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 2020, USA
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 36:514-20. 2008
    ....
  10. pmc Reported effects of non-traditional treatments and complementary and alternative medicine by retinitis pigmentosa patients
    Ava K Kiser
    Johns Hopkins University, Wilmer Eye Institute, Baltimore MD, USA
    Clin Exp Optom 91:166-76. 2008
    ..We assessed CAM use by RP patients and its perceived effectiveness...
  11. ncbi request reprint Reliability and consistency of dark-adapted psychophysical measures in advanced eye disease
    Ava K Kiser
    Lions Vision Center, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 2020, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 47:444-52. 2006
    ..To establish reliable vision measures allowing functional monitoring in patients with severe vision loss...
  12. pmc Grating acuity and contrast tests for clinical trials of severe vision loss
    Ava K Bittner
    Lions Vision Center, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 2020, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 88:1153-63. 2011
    ..To evaluate the reliability and validity of grating visual acuity (VA) and contrast sensitivity (CS) tests, which could be useful outcome measures to assess changes in severely reduced vision...
  13. pmc The artificial silicon retina in retinitis pigmentosa patients (an American Ophthalmological Association thesis)
    Alan Y Chow
    Department of Ophthalmology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Trans Am Ophthalmol Soc 108:120-54. 2010
    ..raised several questions: (1) Would neurotrophic effects develop and persist in additionally implanted RP patients? (2) Could vision in these patients be reliably assessed? (3) Would the ASR be tolerated and function for extended periods?..
  14. pmc Orientation and mobility assessment in retinal prosthetic clinical trials
    Duane R Geruschat
    College of Education and Rehabilitation, Salus University, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania 19027, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 89:1308-15. 2012
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Reliability and consistency of visual acuity and contrast sensitivity measures in advanced eye disease
    Ava K Kiser
    Lions Vision Center, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 82:946-54. 2005
    ..The purpose of this article is to establish reliability of standard visual function measures in patients with severe vision loss...

Research Grants2

  1. Training in Clinical Trials for Subjects with Low Vision
    AVA KISER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This research may indicate the value of CAM-related interventions, and thus potentially improve the reliability of vision tests as outcome measures during future clinical trials and the quality of life for RP patients. ..